No, not all the good Pinoy guys are married...yet. They're out there if you know where to find them or if you're lucky enough to run into them. To welcome the so-called wedding season, SPOT.ph lists 10 of the most eligible Pinoy bachelors.
1. ILLAC DIAZ
Unique selling point: This "good-looking do-gooder" is a former commercial model. Born with half-Italian features and a smile fit for toothpaste commercials, he now spends most of his time doing philanthropic work. A Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate, the 37-year old hunk is spearheading projects such as Design Against the Elements and Bottle School Run. He does this with the help of the My Shelter Foundation.
Pedigree details: Son of Italian-born art gallery owner Silvana Ancelloti-Diaz and sculptor Ramon Diaz. Illac is also the cousin of former actor and commercial model turned interior designer Robin da Roza, model Georgina Wilson, and model-actress Isabelle Daza. This means, of course, that he's the nephew of 1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz. (We just had to point that out.)
Where you might spot him: Head to the nearest public school or underprivileged area where he is sure to be hatching his newest project. You could also hang out at a coffee shop, where he might be meeting with volunteers.
2. MIGUEL SYJUCO
Unique selling point: He's a guy who chose to be writer rather than join politics. This 33-year-old Atenista pursued postgraduate studies at Columbia University and later worked as a copy editor at the Montreal Gazette in Canada. Then, in 2008, his then-unpublished novel, Ilustrado, won the Grand Prize for the Novel in English at the 2008 Palanca Awards. In November of the same year, he won the Man Asian Literary Prize for Ilustrado as well.
Pedigree details: His dad Antonio Syjuco, Jr. used to be head of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. He was recently proclaimed as the congressman of Iloilo's second district, taking over wife Judy Jalbuena-Syjuco, who occupied the same position for three terms.
Where you might spot him: He's now based in Montreal, Canada with his girlfriend Edith Werbel. He would probably be at book signings and literary events.